Your EO Cheat Sheet: Where to Apply Roll-Ons
You come home from a long day of work to find a package waiting for you at your door. And not just any package — an Edens Garden package. Huzzah! Your new roll-ons have arrived, so you rip through the packaging in record time and uncover the gems within. At last, you hold the roll-ons in your hand and uncap them. But wait? Where should you apply them?
If you can relate, then look no further. We’ve broken down where to apply your roll-ons based on their uses, so you can rest assured you’re receiving maximum benefits.
Perfume: If you’re applying a roll-on simply because you love it and want to be surrounded by your favorite aromas, then apply it to your pulse points. The pulse points are warmer areas on your body. When oils are applied to pulse points, they are gently warmed, amplifying aromas, allowing you to enjoy your roll-ons to the fullest.
Physical ailments: When it comes to pain, inflammation and skin issues, roll-ons can be applied directly to the area of concern. For headaches, roll-ons are best applied to the temples and head; for digestion, apply to the stomach. Keep in mind that a little goes a long way, as roll-ons are typically diluted higher for spot treatment. So no need douse the area of concern.
Repellent: Keep bugs at bay by applying your roll-on to pulse points and exposed areas. For example, if your limbs are exposed, apply the roll-on in a short line down your forearms and biceps as well as your shins and outer thighs. You will want to apply a moderate amount of oil.
Respiratory: For respiratory related ailments, it is best to inhale the oil directly. The best way to inhale oils directly is to apply the roll-on underneath your nose or to pulse points on or near the face (such as the neck and temples). You can also apply to the chest for coughs and infections.
Mental concerns: Emotional and sleep-related issues are often best complemented by essential oils when inhaled. As such, apply your roll-on to pulse points near or around your face.
Sickness and immunity: When it comes to sickness and immunity, you will want to absorb the oils as best you can. The skin is generally thinner around the pulse points, which allows for easier absorption. Again, this makes it the ideal area for application. This also means that the bottoms of your feet and palms would not be an ideal application area, as skin is thickest there.
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Is there a roll on that you would recommend for my lips? I have very sensitive lips and usually just use olive oil or coconut oil.
Hi Cathy! Yes, you can apply Sleep Ease roll-on to the bottom of your child’s feet. Other effective areas to roll on this blend include pulse points on the temples and neck.
Is it effective to place the roll on to the bottom of the feet. I am asking for Sleep ease for kids
Thank you for this useful information.
Hi Brenda! We find it’s best to apply Me-No-Pause around your neck and along your arms.
Thank you for this information, but can you tell me specifically where Me-No-Pause for hot flashes
should be applied?
Hi Krisena! We recommend using it 2-3 per day.
I just purchased Frankincense & Myrrh roll on for my husband to use on his knee. He has a torn meniscus and arthritis. The Dr has given him injections and they only work so long. He has an apt with the surgeon later this week. Until then, how many times a day can he apply the roll on to his knee?
Thank you so much for roll-on info. It is to the point and to the pulse too; very easy to follow with the order you presented. :)
Thank you for this blog so very helpful!
Hi Leslie! For emotional concerns, apply your roll-on to pulse points near or around your face.
for Anxiety Ease and Stress Relief Roll ons – where is the best place on my body for the roll on to be effective for stress and anxiety?
Hi Natalie! You can learn more about our stance on applying essential oils to the bottom of the feet here: https://www.edensgarden.com/blogs/news/aaa-is-applying-essential-oils-to-my-feet-effective
So we don’t apply to the bottoms of feet? I’ve always heard and read that is the best place to apply.
Hi Pei-an! Yes, Fatigue Fix can be applied to the temples.
Pei-an (Betty) Shih
Is your Fatigue Fix roll on made at 5% concentration? Is it safe to apply on the temples?
Hi Lynn! Where you can smell them, so the clavicle, neck and temples are a good option. Anecdotal evidence suggests that applying to the bottom of the feet is a good location as well, when it comes to oils for sleep.
where do you apply the roll-ons made for sleep?
Hi Jennifer! To fine lines, wrinkles and age spots on your face or body.
Where do you apply afe defy roll on?
Hi Vicki! Pulse points are the points on the body where you can feel your pulse, such as the wrists, neck, behind the elbows and knees.
Where are your pulse points?
Hi Sydney, our roll-ons have different dilution rates which you can find on their product pages in the description.
What is the dilution ratio for the roll ons?
February 22, 2023 at 9:14 am
Hi Robin! Our Rose and Skin Love roll-ons are great options for the lips!